Brian Hill

Brian Hill

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Office: W-453 TNRB
Phone: 801-422-1287
Email: Brian_Hill@byu.edu

Education

  • PHD, Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management, CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, 1994
  • BS, Recreation Management & Youth Leadership, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1986

Group Affiliations

  • Mountain Rescue Association - Organization certifying Search and Rescue teams. 2009
  • National Recreation and Parks Association - Umbrella organization for all recreation-related fields. 1986
  • Resort and Commercial Recreation Association 2010 - 2011

Selected Publications

  • "Being Student and Practitioner Centered: Lessons Learned from Integrating a Recreation Management Department into a Business School. ", Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, Edition 2, Volume 31, Issue 2, Pages 11, Sagamore, 2016.    
  • "The Value of a Master's Degree to Recreation Professionals", Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education Edition 2, Volume 27, Issue 2, Pages unpaginated, Sagamore Publishing LLC, Champaign, IL, 2012.    

Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary
    • Associate Professor, University of Nebraska 1989 - 1999

Awards

  • Outstanding Professional-Academic , Utah Recreation and Parks Association , 2016
  • Outstanding Citizenship , Marriott School of Management , 2014
  • Outstanding Citizenship , College of Health and Human Performance , 2008
  • Teaching and Learning with Technology Fellow , Brigham Young University , 2002
  • Alma and Israel Heaton Professional of the Year , Department of Recreation Management and Youth Leadership , 1998
  • Honored Alumni , College of Health and Human Performance , 1998
  • Phi Kappa Phi , Brigham Young University , 1998

Languages

  • Navajo; Navaho

Certificates and Licenses

  • Wilderness EMT Wilderness Medicine Institute 2008

Presentations

  • Do Smart Phones Make Dumb People - Mountain Rescue Association - Mountain Rescue Association Annual Conference - 2016
  • Improving the Positivie Economic Impact of Tourism by Enhancing Tourism Labor Compensation and Status - International Association of Tourism Economics - International Association of Tourism Economics - 2015
  • Defining the Experience Industry - Practitioners' Perspectives - - Leisure Studies Association Summer Conference - 2014
  • Europe Emerging Adults in the Context of Free Time and Leisure - ALS - National Recreation and Parks Association Annual Conference - 2014
  • Transformative travel: Measuring study abroad activities and outcomes - National Recreation and Parks Association - Leisure Research Symposium - 2014
  • The Ties that Bind and Free: Connections in an Atomized World, Study Abroad Utah: Integrated Natural History of Utah. - Redd Center - Interdisciplinary studies of the Intermountain West Workshop. - 2013
  • Enhancing Commercial Recreation and Tourism through the Experience Economy - Resort and Commercial Recreation Association - Resort and Commercial Recreation Association Annual National Conference - 2010
  • Influences on active family leisure and its relationship to obesity - - 2010 Congress and Exposition, National Recreation and Park Association - 2010
  • Unplugged--An International Applied Ancestry Education Program - Comparative and International Education Society - Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference - 2004